Job 31:5
Good News Translation
I swear I have never acted wickedly and never tried to deceive others.

New Revised Standard Version
“If I have walked with falsehood, and my foot has hurried to deceit—

Contemporary English Version
I am not dishonest or deceitful,

New American Bible
If I have walked in falsehood and my foot has hastened to deceit,

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I have walked in vanity, and my foot hath made haste to deceit:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If I have walked in vanity, and my foot hath made haste to deceit:


Psalm 7:3-5 O Lord, my God, if I have done this thing, if there be iniquity in my hands: . . .


Psalm 4:2 O ye sons of men, how long will you be dull of heart? why do you love vanity, and seek after lying?

Psalm 12:2 They have spoken vain things, every one to his neighbour: with deceitful lips, and with a double heart have they spoken.

Psalm 44:20,21 For thou hast humbled us in the place of affliction: and the shadow of death hath covered us. . . .

Proverbs 12:11 He that is delighted in passing his time over wine, leaveth a reproach in his strong holds.

Jeremiah 2:5 Thus saith the Lord: What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?

Ezekiel 13:8 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Because you have spoken vain things, and have seen lies: therefore behold I come against you, saith the Lord God.

Job's Final Appeal
4Doth not he consider my ways, and number all my steps? 5If I have walked in vanity, and my foot hath made haste to deceit:6Let him weigh me in a just balance, and let God know my simplicity.…
Cross References
Job 15:31
He shall not believe, being vainly deceived by error, that he may be redeemed with any price.

Micah 2:11
Arise ye, and depart, for there is no rest here for you. For that uncleanness of the land, it shall be corrupted with a grievous corruption.

Job 31:4
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